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Madeleine Albright

1937 - 2022

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Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (born Marie Jana Körbelová, later Korbelová; May 15, 1937 – March 23, 2022) was an American diplomat and political scientist who served as the 64th United States secretary of state from 1997 to 2001. A member of the Democratic Party, Albright was the first woman to hold that post.Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Albright immigrated to the United States after the 1948 communist coup d'état when she was eleven years old. Her father, diplomat Josef Korbel, settled the family in Denver, Colorado, and she became a U.S. citizen in 1957. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Madeleine Albright has received more than 7,348,172 page views. Her biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Madeleine Albright is the 12th most popular diplomat (up from 16th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Czechia (up from 62nd in 2019) and the most popular Czech Diplomat.

Madeleine Albright is most famous for being the first female Secretary of State in the United States.

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Among diplomats, Madeleine Albright ranks 12 out of 52Before her are Ban Ki-moon, John Jay, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Alexandra Kollontai, Ferdinand de Lesseps, and Raoul Wallenberg. After her are Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Folke Bernadotte, Mohamed ElBaradei, John R. Bolton, Alva Myrdal, and Hasekura Tsunenaga.

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Among people born in 1937, Madeleine Albright ranks 19Before her are Queen Sonja of Norway, Boris Spassky, Queen Paola of Belgium, Vanessa Redgrave, Martti Ahtisaari, and Colin Powell. After her are Egon Krenz, Mengistu Haile Mariam, Ahmed Yassin, Warren Beatty, Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. Among people deceased in 2022, Madeleine Albright ranks 17Before her are Francisco Gento, Thích Nhất Hạnh, Kane Tanaka, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Irene Papas, and Jean-Louis Trintignant. After her are Vivienne Westwood, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Angela Lansbury, Shinzō Abe, Dietrich Mateschitz, and Robbie Coltrane.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Madeleine Albright ranks 42 out of 973Before her are Klement Gottwald (1896), Max Brod (1884), Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia (907), Jan Palach (1948), Emil Zátopek (1922), and Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (1289). After her are Wenceslaus II of Bohemia (1271), Gerty Cori (1896), Bohumil Hrabal (1914), Emil Hácha (1872), Václav Klaus (1941), and Josef Masopust (1931).

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Among diplomats born in Czechia, Madeleine Albright ranks 1

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